Your business is nothing without the people that make up your team and it is important to know that. Many business owners give themselves way too much credit. The people you hire not only are the ones producing and managing daily operations but they are directly representing you. Their actions reflect on you whether you … Continue reading Holding on to Team Members
I just got back from a little vacation over Labor Day weekend and I noticed that everyone seems a little run down, myself included. I’m going to chalk it up to playing a little too hard over the weekend but it also reminded me that this is that time of year that everyone starts to … Continue reading Staying Healthy
There is a big push to bring “Main St.” back. Along with this is the push to shop local. To get an area to thrive that does not have much going can be a daunting task. If there are no people then why start your business there, and if there are no businesses then why … Continue reading Business Breeds Business
There are a lot of ways a post with this title could go but this one is quite literal. We have been out of power for almost 24 hours now and not sure when it will be back on. Due to some crazy weather, power is out all around us so we could be in … Continue reading No Power
I am not sure where this saying came from but it became a mantra when my friend and I were on our way to hike Half Dome in Yosemite National Park. We were in Isla Vista California where we owned a Pita Pit and while having a fun night out on the town we decided … Continue reading Hydrate Today for Tomorrow
This is not a post about Disneyland but the roller coaster caused by the way business comes in waves. Every industry has their busy time of year which can be somewhat predictable. For construction I know that generally things start to build up in spring and build through the summer generally peaking in August and … Continue reading Riding the Roller Coaster
The age old saying of “The Customer is Always Right” seems to have stood the test of time but is it true? I believe whole hardily in customer service but sometimes we are doing our customers a disservice by being a yes man, or woman. If they are our customers, no matter the industry, then … Continue reading Are Customers Really Always Right?